Jan 19, 2017 / by Cision Media Research

CNN has named several new contributors to the politics team. Staff additions include:

  • David Fahrenthold, currently a Congress staff writer for The Washington Post, has joined as a political contributor. 
  • Wesley Lowery, who serves as a national reporter covering criminal justice, race issues, law enforcement and politics for The Washington Post, has been added as a political contributor. 
  • Abby D. Phillip, White House reporter for The Washington Post, joins CNN as a political analyst. She also has held positions at ABC News and POLITICO. 
  • Charles Ramsey has joined as a law enforcement analyst after serving as a police commissioner and chief of police in the Washington metro region and a deputy superintendent with the Chicago Police Department. 
  • Jennifer Granholm now serves as a senior political commentator. She has held previous journalist positions at POLITICO and The War Room, after holding political offices in Michigan from 1999 to 2011.
  • Rick Santorum has joined as a senior political commentator. He held political columnist positions with Creators Syndicate and the Philadelphia Inquirer, after serving as Pennsylvania senator from 1995 through 2007. 

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